India Celebrates National Energy Conservation Day

India Celebrates National Energy Conservation Day

India observed its National Energy Conservation Day on December 14. President Kovind gave away awards to the organizations and individuals for noteworthy work in energy conservation at a function in New Delhi in the presence of Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh.

Gratuitous Load-shedding Is Not Acceptable: R.K. Singh

Gratuitous Load-shedding Is Not Acceptable: R.K. Singh

Raj Kumar Singh, minister for power and new and renewable energy, is not shy of taking on challenges. The former home secretary and a 1975 batch Bihar cadre Indian Administrative Service officer, in an interview.

Govt To Probe If Private Developers ‘Gold Plated’ Stressed Power Projects

Govt To Probe If Private Developers ‘Gold Plated’ Stressed Power Projects

As part of its effort to address the problem of stressed assets in the power sector, the government will investigate whether private developers ‘gold-plated’ project costs to increase the debt component, thereby reducing their equity contribution, said power minister Raj Kumar Singh in his first interview after assuming charge.

India Plans Legal Route For Power Sector Reforms

India Plans Legal Route For Power Sector Reforms

After launching the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana for universalizing electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is readying a raft of power sector structural reforms including legal provisions to drive electricity demand